At the risk of starting a Monday morning fight, Shaun Marsh again showed why he has to be a key plank of every Australian batting line-up in this challenging summer of cricket.
That’s three centuries in six ODI’s, 416 runs at 59 this year.
His Ashes summer netted two centuries and two 50s in seven innings for a total of 445 runs at 74.
His lone Sheffield Shield appearance last month produced 80 and 98.
Other than long-term prejudice, and a national blind spot, the case for Shaun Marsh at home is overwhelming.
While he might not be the batsman Australia wants, he remains the batsman Australia needs.